The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 15, 1952 · Page 8
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/,' PAGE EIGHT XT; (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, DEC. 15 1952 X Chicks Lose to Jackson,Tenn.; Face Tech High Here Tuesday Much the wiser for two quick defeats at the hands of top Tennessee clubs, Coach Jimmy Fisher's Blytheville High School Chickasaws turned their attention to the invasion of another representative of the Volunteer state this week. Tuesday night Tech High of, Saturday night, the Chicks had conquered when post-holiday cage Memphis comes' to Haley Field ynoiight to brat^Jackson huUost the play Bets eUrtcrt gymnasium and the Chicks hope to ftop the domination of the Tennes- eeeans with that contest. bull too many limps on bad parses Plnylng at the Jackson court, British See Football- Mayhem, Hula, Bands, Murder in Mldfieid LOiNDON (AP) — Baffled British spovlswriters couldn't figure it all out but agreed this game of American football fs just wonderful stuff. It's moidcr!" headlined Sunday Graphic. "Mayhem, Hula and Bands," exclaimed Reynolds and poor which are expected V- dribbling . ; . (roubles Blythcvlljc went down. 59-51 in their to be largely second grime in as ninny nig*Us. It wns nearly a repeat of the Milan, Tenn., game of. Friday night fl'ilh ibn thJrd quarter telJinR the story. Hlythevllle lost the ball on bad passes more than 15 times In the first quarter, hut MID managed to come out of that stanza all (Led up, 21-21. Red Chlldress poured Jour field goals through the nets, plus a pair of extra points to give him ten points in lhat frame. He erorcd only two morn during the remainder of the game, however. Five Kclilml al Half The Chicks were oiitscored in the second peririrj, ll-G, and Jackson held a 32-27 halttimr lead. News. "Murder in Mldfietd," said the Sunday Express. But everyone rflpfi it was lot of fun, All the excitement was centered about I/Midon's view of a rull-scnle American , football game with all the trimmings—brass bands, pretty cheerleaders in short skirts, a fistfight !n the stands and a couple of dogs chasing around the field, Katies Won It was the final of the U. S. Air Force's European football chajn- plomhlps Saturday at the biff Wembley Stadium, and some 25,000 had gathered to watch the Fiirsty En- files from Germany heat the Burton TO oil (England) Bullets, 26-7. Iliitish sports writers, to whom football used^ to mean the comparatively gentleman-like gnme of rugby or just soccer, sat In oil the the proceedings and tried to explain It all to .their reader*. Twenty-two mastodons In leather shoulders and nylon knees crouched facing each other," said the Sunday Graphic. Noise Impresses "At some secret signal, • utterly Ignoring the ball, the 22 leaped at each other'?, throats. A whistle blew and the debris was removed." But what Impressed th« British most was the noise and the cheering. The Sunday Pictorial couldn't quite figure out what was being snid but explained *it simply: "Pretty girls leaped up snd down In Maori war dances to stir up the crowd, shouting: 'How do you like your oysters— rawE raw! raw!' " The consensus was that American football was a darned good game. The Express said it Hked "its rerl-h!oodedness, !U high color and enthusiasm." Moniroe Uolltuul led late rally Papooses Open Home Season Here Tonight Blyllieville's. Junior High Papooses open their home basketball season at Haley Field gymnasium tonight when , chiidrcss 12 they take on a strong Humes team of Memphis nt 7:30. Coach Harold Stockton's Juniors I with a 36-34 victory nt Manila last arc loaded with lettertneri and boast & bench of capable reserves. Last years' teajn won 15 of 18 games and \vns defeated by Kelser In the district tournament after having defeated the -same, team In the county tournament. Starters Starting lineup is to Include Hodge and Vail al forwards, Abbott at center and Jones and Akers at guards. , Reserves who are due to see action include Bratcher, Stanley. Rounsavall, Veatch, Isaacs and Bagley. The Paps opened their season on Jan. 16. week. But Coach Stockton Is looking forward to tonight's contest as supplying the real test of his 1052-53 tenm. / There Is a possibility that two games uHI be pJnycd tonight. The Humes coach has said he will try to find transportation for enough men to provide a D team game prlnr to the main event. Wednesday night, the Paps journey to Whitohaven. Tenn., and they are not scheduled to piny here agnln until they meet Whltehaven But the Bears really got away In the third period, racking up 18 point* while the Chicks were getting ten, giving Jack-son to 50-31 margin going into the final period. But Montroe Holland ami Tommy Mosley came to life In the final frame and pulled the Chicks to within three points of the leaders. Bui then Mosley missed a layup and Blytho'lllo lost the ball two imt-s In bringing it down the court viih Its fast break. . . Both were shaping up as scoring plays, too, Bees Win Holland Mosley each got seven points in the final quarter for all of Blylhevllle's markers in that frame. Jackson got nine. The Chicks did better at the free- throw line, sinking 17 of 25 tor the evening. While their older brothers were losing, the Chick Bees opened up the evening with a resounding 5634 victory over Jackson's B team. Danny Cobb once again was the leading light for the Bees, who showed imprvoement with every quarter in the Friday night contest. Cobb pushed In 15 points during the first three quarters of play. He was followed by Billy Michael with ten rind Dnnny Edgmon with six. ' The Bees jumped to n U-5 first quarter lead and stretched It to 31-16 by halftlme. The Uneups: A Game Blythevllle .. Pos. Jackson .. P. .. Crenshaw 10 .. F Creasy 13 .. C. ... winslow 19 Mosley 13 ... O Ross 12 O'Brien 4 O Pate 5 Substitutes: Blythcvllle — Michael, Prlvett, Hays, Gentry 1; Jackson—Coppedge. II Oa me Blythevllle Pos. Jackson Cobb 15 ...... F MOSK 4 Michael 10 .... F Chander Edginon 6 .... C Scott 1 Hy(tft;3 G Kcnclel 2 Clarence Hall 4 O Edg'ln C Substitutes: Blytheville — Charles Hnll 5, West 3, Fisher 2, Shanks. Vail 2, Whisenhunl 2. Langston ^•. Jackson—Hawkins. Rogers 5. Raines 1, Cason 1, Poteelo H, Knolton, Shoe. Garrad. Browns to Meet Either Rams or Lions for Title By OKI.O ROBERTSON NEW YORK (AP) — The Cleveland Browns, a gridiron power since their-organization in 1946, will play in their third straight National Football League championship game Dec. 28 but whether their opponent will he Los Angeles or Detroit is a matter that will be decided next Sunday. ; The Browns, • four times winner of the defunct All-America Conference 'crown before joining the ,NFL, backed into Ihc American Conference lltle yesterday. They dropped n 37-34 decision to the New York Giants \vhllo the Philadelphia Eagles, needing a victory for a tie. also (ell before the Washington Redskins, 27-21. Los Angeles' Rams needed a win to tie Detroit's Lions 'for first place in the Nationnl Conference and they got it—a 28-14 triumph over the Pittsburgh Steelers before 74,130, who packed Los Angeles' Coliseum in 100-degree temperatures. Llont Lead Short The Lions had gone a half-game ahead of the Rams with a 41-6 victory over Dallas on Saturday TV Is OK With Archie' ' That Money Helped Aging Contender Get Shot at Joe Maxim HUNTERS IX I.UCK — Charley LuU» UoH), and Herbert Pankey both of Blythevllle, Rt. 2, bagged these deer Saturday while hunting in Stone County. Mr- Lutes' deer is a 10-polnLer and weighed 160 pounds, Mr. Pankay's Is n 150-pound, eight pointer. (Courier Ncus Tholo) By MURRAY ROSE ST. LOUIS (!?)— Don't knock tela- vlslon when you talk to Archie Moore: TV money and some long overdue Action by the boxing commissions are the rensons why the perennial contender finally is getting a crack nt Joey Mnxitn's light heavyweight championship here Wednesday. Light heavyweight kings have ducked the husky, hard-hitting "gypsy" of the i^ng for almost a decade with the Inine excuse "he won't, draw at the fjate." Taper Titles Commissioners snid Archie deserved (he chance but they stood passively by while lesser worthies, guys like Blackjack Billy Fox (and what's happened to him?) moved ahead of the Toledo Terror. Being ranked the No. 1 contender nnd being hailed as the "uncrowned champion" wasn't helping Archie cash any big checks. But tinnlW. the NBA At Us Montreal convention Sept. 9. told Maxim and his manager, Jack (Doc) Kcarns "Moore next or else." The New York Commission told them the same thin?. Gets 575,000 Reams has been around too long to permit his man to risk his precious crown without a fat guarantee tor Insurance and that's where TV cmne in. The sponsor (FabsO of the International Boxinp Club's Wednesday nlpht broadcasts and telecasts offered enouch cash for the air rights so that pal Joey will pet nt least $76000 no niatler what th? gute is at the arena. Meanwhile, the bo\ office Is doing better than fair business in disposing of tickets from S2.SO to S20. The IBC says $51.000 already is in the till and the 15-rounder may gross better than $80.000. The bout will be broadcast and telecast coast to coast but the St. Louis area will be blacked out of both. Maxim Is down to receive 45 per cent of the net gate and Moore 15 per cent. but thfi Rams were equal to the' occasion as they racked up their eighth successive victory behind the aei lal wizardry of Norm Van Brocklin. The National Conference winner will be decided next Sunday in Detroit. The league's title game* is slated for Cleveland. 'A year ago. the Rams beat the Browns for the title in Los Angeles. All In all it was quite an ending for a season In which at one time seven of the 12 teams were deadlocked (or first place — four In the National Conference and three in th» American. Gordon Saltau of the San Francisco 49ers picked up 6 points via a field goal and three conversions in the 24-14 victory over Green Bay to win league scoring honors, with 94 points. 9 Deacon Best The Rams' Dan Towler succeeded the Giants* Eddie Price as the circuit's top' ground gainer with 894 yards in 156 carries. . Charley • Coh'erly,)V showing no signs of an arm injury received two weeks ago, was the chief troublemaker for the Browns. The veteran quarterback threw' four touchdown passes before a chilled Polo Grounds crowd of 41,610 as the New. Yorkers whipped Cleveand (or the second time this season. Throiigh the first half, the te^ns battled a'13-13 stalemate with Otto Graham and Conerly matching touchdown passes, Gro?,a kicking two field goals and Joe Scott plunging over from the I for the other New York tally. GOSNELL GIRL CAGKKS — Representing Gosnell • High School on the basketball courts this year are the 1952-53 girls team composed of {front. row, from the left) Mtnyard. Whittle, Luxlus. Bevill; (back row) Smith, Lewis, S. Potter and B. Potter. (Courier News Tholo) Arkansas Smashing Victory • Over State Has Loop Buzzing By The Associated Tress Southwest Conftrejice basketball teams hit the intersectiona! trail virtually en mass this week with a chance to recoup the prestige that was so badly bent Inst season. But Conerly threw three scoring heaves In Ihe thtrd period, which with Ray Poole's 15-yard fourth- quarter field goal was enough to stave off the last-period rally of the Browns. In the other league game the Chicago Bears edged the Chicago Bl&nda's 10-yard field goal and seven - yard touchdown pass to Chuck Hunsinger. .. Fifteen of the sixteen games on the schedule * are against teams from other areas with only Texas A&M refraining from intersectional strife. The Aggses play Trinity of the Gulf Coast, Conference Tuesday nJght and call it a uwlc. Rice, conqueror ol Kansas, national champion last season, has a couple of games, clashing with Tu-| lane 'at Houston Thursday ..and I Colorado A'&M at Houston Satur-' day. The Owls'beat Kansas 54-51 last week to assume some stature! in the national picture, | TCU Slate Tough I Texas Christian probably has the toughest schedule. The Horned Frogs, unbeaten in two starts, tackle Bradley at Pcoria, 111.. Tuesday, Missouri at Columbia Thursday and St. Louis at St. Louis Saturday. Texas, which won Its only game of the week—a 48-47 decision over Oklahoma — makes a Southern sweep. After palying Colorado A&tfl In Austin Monday night, the Longhorns are off to KnoxvUIe to battle Tennessee Thursday and Nashville to play Vanderbilt Saturday. Arkansas, about whom they're still talking after a 102-71 victory over Mississippi State last week, goes to Columbia Tuesday night to meet Missouri, ihen rests until Saturday when the Razorbacks take in Mississippi at Little Rock. SMU-Kansas Southern M&thodist, downhearted over losing both of its games thus far—to Hnrdih-Simmons and Oklahoma-journeys to Lawrence to play Kansas Friday and Saturday, hut only after it has entertained Colorado A&M, a school that's making a swing through Texas' this week Baylor gets Colorado A&M' at Waco Thursday, then hops over to Ne - A'- Orleans to tackle Tulane Saturday. Arkansas didn't start very well, losing to Tulsa 69-54, but made up for if, with that vast outpouring of points against Mississippi State. The Razorbacks are averaging 73 points per game. Only Rice Texas Christian and Texas emerged ^undefeated from'the: first weckj of play. Women Return to Legion's Mat Show; Tag Bout Also On The fairer sex returns to American Legion's weekly wrestling program tonight when Promoter Mike Meroney brings a card that should pack "em in. Millie Stafford, one of the top women's performers in the nation, will face Gloria Shelton. ' The match have a onerhour time limit and will be best two of three foils. A four-man tag match figures to supply plenty of ex:itemenl, too. The rugged Red Roberts teams •vitvi Don McGee for one half of the tag affair. They'll be opposed by Lee Fields and Eddie Malone in B best two or three falls 'with a 90-mlnute time limit. The girls' bout is scheduled to get started at £:15 at the American, Legion auditorium pn Second Street,. Burke Wins Sudden Death MIAMI, Fla. f>F) — Jack Burke, handsome young ex-Marine from Houston. Tex,, won the 110.000 Miami Open Golf Tournament in a "sudden death" playoff Sunday to finish the 1952 circuit with the third biggest bankroll among the touring professionals. Burke's pressure-packed win over Dick Mayer of St. Petersburg, Fla., earned him a. first prize of 42,000 and boosted his winnings for thft year to J21,003. The 29-year-ola Burke ended the 72-hole route in a deadlock with Mayer at 213, seven under par. Hi's victory over Mayer came on the fifth extra hole. The playoff battle climaxed an exciting last-day scramble during which Dou? Ford of Harrison, N. Y-, the leader for three days. wlHed under the closing pace. Alabama played its first night football garoe Sept. 27, 1940 at Murphy High School stadium in Mobile. Ala. The Crimson Tide defeated Spring Hill College, 26-0, before a crowd of 7,500. Osceola, Luxora Juniors Play OSCEOLA — The Luxorn Junior basketball teams «ill furnish the opposition tonieht for the Osccola teams on the letter's home court. 'The junior Ermiiioletles will lie gunning for their Ihird win of the season and the junior Semlnoles will be In search of their first victory of the 1952-53 season. Luxora is expected to give the Osceola teams their toughest competition to date but the Somiriole teams have shown improvement In each, game an»1 could make it an Interesting night for (heir opponents from five miles north. Starting for Coach BUI Brail's junior girls teams will be Anna Beth Morrow, Betty Clare Bosks and Fonda Weldon, Jennie Vue GIHenttne, Melba Jones and Connie Klssell. For the boys. Coach Charley: Adalr's probably starting lineup wiil be Jlmmle Llndsey. Tom Pat Hart-1 ley, Larry Jtiilsey. J. \V. Reese and Ben Taliaterro. Llndsey, a four-foot plus mite, has been a crovvrt-apjicalcr all year with his dribbling and ball- stealfng ability. It Is worth the price of admis- son to sec this kid psit on a dribbling exhibition. Game time: 7:30. Defensive Deal LEXINGTON. Ky— (NBA)— Kentucky deleatcd Ixiuisville YMCA, 12-6. in 1030 without running a sinele offensive play during the entire gome. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Adults 60c—Children 15c 4-Mon Tag March 8:15 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15 LADY WRESTLERS One Hour Time Limit, Best 2 out of 3 Falls Miss Gloria Shelton VS. i • Miss Millie Stafford Rod Roberts * and Don McGee vs. Lee Fields & Ed, Maiont 90 Min. Time Limit Tiost 2 out of 3 Kails DIST1UED ANO 8OTTLED BY YELLOWSTONE, INC OLD-TIME SOUR MASH TOO PROOF BOTTLED IN BOND Also Available In 9O Pro-** LOUISVILLE, KEN'.lK/'f

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